Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MA
  • Master's degree in: Philosophy
  • Programme: Applied Ethics
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
Part- or full-time status:
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Graduate school:
Language of instruction:
1 year
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 30%
  • Practical: 10%
  • Group work: 10%
  • Independent study: 40%
  • Internship: 10%
Short description:
The Master in Applied Ethics is an interdisciplinary and international programme focused on the interaction between moral practice and ethical theory.
Education and examination regulations:
Education and Examination Regulations
Internship possibility:
Yes, optional
Career outlook:
  • PhD-position
  • Ethics teacher (at professional schools)
  • Advisor at governmental agencies and ministries
  • Consultant
  • Advisor/policy maker at banks or NGO’s
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded to whole months (source: VSNU, 2018), n>30
Full time: 15 months